Bestselling military historian Doug Stanton presents the harrowing account of an American army platoon’s fight for survival during the Vietnam War. January 31, 1968: as many as 100,000 North Vietnamese soldiers attacked thirty-six cities throughout South Vietnam. Forty young American soldiers from Echo Company of the 101st Airborne Division are suddenly thrust into savage combat, having been in-country only a few weeks. “The Odyssey of Echo Company” is about the young men who survived this epic span, and centers on the searing experiences of one of them, Stanley Parker, who is wounded three times during the fighting.
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